Pennsylvania Child and Family Impact Seminar #1

Early Childhood Education: Universal Pre-K and Other Alternatives

June 14, 2005

Featured Speakers

Robert Nelkin, Director of the Division of Policy Initiatives, University of Pittsburgh
Overview of Services Currently Available to Pennsylvania Children

William Gormley, Director of the Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University
What are They Doing in Oklahoma? Universal Pre-K and its Effects on Children’s Achievement

David Lawrence, Jr., Chair of the Children’s Trust, Miami-Dade, Florida
How Did Florida Pass their Universal Pre-K Program?

Richard Fiene, Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Other Programs for Pennsylvania to Consider